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99 copies of the 2014 Wood Middle School yearbook was sold online-paperless! To recognize this honor, TreeRing Yearbooks is planting 99 trees in Wood's name through their partner Trees for the Future!

Calendar 2014-15

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Community Service Opportunity at Lum on Oct. 1st
Wood students Lum Elementary is looking for 7 students to provide childcare support Wednesday, October 1st from 6:30-8pm in the Lum Multipurpose room. If you’re interested please sign up at Wood community service bulletin board in the main h... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/15/14

The Scholastic Book Fair Starts Monday, September 15th
The fall Scholastic Book Fair will be here 9/15/14 to 9/19/14 at Wood Middle School!

 

Starting Monday, please stop by room A-1 in the portables next to the main building and see our great selection of books and bargain priced books tha... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/14/14

Grand St. Blocked Until October 10th
DIXON MARINE SERVICES WILL BE MOBILIZING FROM BROADWAY
STREET TO THE GRAND AVE. BRIDGE NEAR OTIS STREET TOMORROW, THURSDAY SEPT 11.


- MOBILIZATION WILL INCLUDE THE PLACEMENT OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNS AND PERSONNEL, STAGING OF LARGE CRANES, EX... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/12/14

News

Community Service Opportunity at Lum on Oct. 1st
Wood students Lum Elementary is looking for 7 students to provide childcare support Wednesday, October 1st from 6:30-8pm in the Lum Multipurpose room. If you’re interested please sign up at Wood community service bulletin board in the main h... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/15/14

The Scholastic Book Fair Starts Monday, September 15th
The fall Scholastic Book Fair will be here 9/15/14 to 9/19/14 at Wood Middle School!

 

Starting Monday, please stop by room A-1 in the portables next to the main building and see our great selection of books and bargain priced books tha... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/14/14

Grand St. Blocked Until October 10th
DIXON MARINE SERVICES WILL BE MOBILIZING FROM BROADWAY
STREET TO THE GRAND AVE. BRIDGE NEAR OTIS STREET TOMORROW, THURSDAY SEPT 11.


- MOBILIZATION WILL INCLUDE THE PLACEMENT OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNS AND PERSONNEL, STAGING OF LARGE CRANES, EX... Continue
Posted by: Kai Dwyer
Published: 9/12/14

Recycle Your Used Ink Cartridges at Wood! Turn into Main Office

Recycle Your Used Ink Cartridges at Wood! Turn into the Main Office

Back to School Night is September 17th!

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Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!

Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!

http://schools.stopwaste.org/share/middle-school/wood.html

-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School  by Representative Sam Farr

-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
 

Beavers To-Do List:

1. Study hard

2. Be nice to your teachers

3. Make a new friend

4. Order a yearbook

5. Eat your vegetables

6. Listen to your parents

7. Do your homework

8. Get 8-9 hours of sleep nightly

9. Drink plenty of water

10. Love your life!

Scroll over a date for details

Today: 9/17/14
8:20 AM New Student Orientation
7:00 PM Back to School Night

Beaver Expectations

Be Respectful

Be Responsible

Be Safe

Be an Ally

Wood Middle School Wins 3 Grants from the National Education Association in Conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education

We're proud to announce that Wood Middle School's tradition of arts integration will be further supported this upcoming school year thanks in part to three grants totaling $15,000 from the National Education Association in conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education. Congratulations to Art teacher, Lindsey Shepard as she leads WMS staff on another year of artistic collaboration! The details of the grants are as follows:

  1. Three teachers or staff members to attend the three courses in our Integrated Learning Specialist Program. Each course offers in depth instruction and training. The course are offered in the fall, Spring and summer. There is a progression from Course A (in depth arts integration strategies), to Course B (ongoing assessment strategies) to Course C (collaborative curriculum design), that the team of three staff members will take together. 
  2. An arts integration coach who will work with your staff or your leadership team (usually the teachers who go through the courses) on arts integration strategies in classrooms. 
  3. Money for a teaching artist to come in and work with your students. This can be really flexible with how you would like to use the resource.
  4. Money to register staff for our Integrated Learning Summer Institute. It would be great to get folks registered for this summer as it will be an inspiring intro to the work that is going on in integrated learning. More info is at: http://www.artiseducation.org/what-we-do/our-programs/integrated-learning-summer-institute and I've attached the flyer. 
  5. Direct resources to the school for supplies, and support materials.

Students tinker and create!

Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.

Tinkering